• Should You Have a Third Child? | Here's the Honest Truth

    Should You Have a 3rd Child? | Here’s the Honest Truth

    January 25, 2019

    Why did you click on this post? Perhaps it was because you’re considering having a 3rd child. Or, it could be that you’re pregnant with your 3rd. Maybe you aren’t intending to have a 3rd, but you’re just curious to know what it is like. Read –> 7 Truths of Life with 3 Kids Well,…

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  • Week Thirteen: Charlotte's Newborn Summary

    Week Thirteen (Three Months): Charlotte’s Newborn Summary

    January 21, 2019

    Week thirteen held a lot of firsts for Charlotte. She had her first cold, first laugh, attended her first wedding and was away from me overnight for the first time ever. It wasn’t an easy week (are they ever?), but it was a good one nonetheless. *this post contains affiliate links Feeding We had a…

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  • 5 Simple Reasons Working from Home Saved my Motherhood

    5 Simple Reasons Working from Home Saved my Motherhood

    January 18, 2019

    Working from home was not an idea that I had ever entertained. Isn’t life like that though? We have all these plans and ideas and then everything changes…usually for the better. I always wanted to be a stay-at-home mom since forever. Motherhood was all I could see in my future. And I have been very…

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  • Week Twelve: Charlotte's Newborn Summary

    Week Twelve: Charlotte’s Newborn Summary

    January 14, 2019

    Week twelve was what I had been working towards for a while. We left week eleven with the hope that we had found a solution to Charlotte’s feeding issues and I’m very pleased to report that we finally did! Keep reading to find out how we worked to overcome Charlotte’s feeding aversion and how she’s…

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  • Sleep Training: 5 Reasons it Makes Me a Better Mom

    Sleep Training: 5 Reasons it Makes Me a Better Mom

    January 11, 2019

    Sleep training gets a pretty bad rap on the internet and amongst mom coffee groups. It is something that a lot of moms do, but not many talk about because of the backlash that often accompanies the conversation. Sleep training is often misunderstood. It looks different to everyone and there are so many variations. Read…

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  • Week Eleven: Charlotte's Newborn Summary

    Week Eleven: Charlotte’s Newborn Summary

    January 7, 2019

    This week was crazy! We celebrated Charlotte’s first Christmas, and although it was wonderful, the feeding issues that we had in week ten and those previous to that only continued and reached a climax. I am so thankful that while we went through some big challenges and stressful situations, we also seem to finally have…

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  • I've Got my Hands Full and it is Normal

    I’ve Got My Hands Full and it is Normal

    January 4, 2019

    I look younger than my age. It has been like that for the vast majority of my life and now that I’m getting older, I appreciate it all the more. During my third pregnancy, I was often asked if it was my first. When I replied that it was my third and then listed the…

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  • Week Ten: Charlotte's Newborn Summary

    Week Ten: Charlotte’s Newborn Summary

    December 31, 2018

    I thought that we had turned a corner at the end of week nine regarding Charlotte’s feeding issues. However, week ten was the most challenging and stressful to date. It was full of frustration and worry on my part, and eventually, a trip to the doctor. Thankfully, there was some resolution and a plan. Keep…

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  • Week Nine: Charlotte's Newborn Summary

    Week Nine: Charlotte’s Newborn Summary

    December 24, 2018

    Week eight ended on a stressful note and that’s basically where week nine picked up. Thankfully, the end of the week was not the same as the beginning and we were able to work through several challenges. Keep reading to find out Charlotte’s schedule and what took place during her ninth week. *this post contains…

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  • How to Get Sleep for Everyone When Traveling with Babies

    How to Get Sleep for Everyone When Traveling with Babies

    December 21, 2018

    Traveling with babies and toddlers can be stressful. If they’re used to being in a particular routine then things can get all out of whack. Often times sleep is the main thing that is disrupted, and let’s be honest, if the baby isn’t sleeping then it’s rough for everyone. We don’t travel all of the…

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  • Free Floral 2019 Calendars

    Free Printable Calendar 2019

    December 18, 2018

    Technology is great, right? However, I’m still a big fan of paper planners and calendars. There’s something about writing things down that really helps solidify everything in my mind. Calendars and todo lists on phones and computers don’t achieve the same thing for me. If you’re new to this blog then you should know that…

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  • Week Eight: Charlotte's Newborn Summary

    Week Eight: Charlotte’s Newborn Summary

    December 17, 2018

    This week Charlotte seemed to change quite a bit. She was more interactive and started making cooing noises. Compared to week seven, week eight was about the same when it comes to challenges. In particular, we struggled with feedings. Keep reading to see Charlotte’s schedule and how the week went. *this post contains affiliate links…

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  • What You Need to Know About Moms on Call's Soothing Rounds

    What You Need to Know About Moms On Call’s Soothing Rounds

    December 14, 2018

    Soothing rounds are a brilliant part of the Moms on Call method. If you’ve never heard of Moms on Call then start with this post –> What You Need to Know About Moms on Call While I’ve found them to be incredibly useful, I can understand why there is a bit of confusion surrounding them.…

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  • Babywise With 3 Kids: How it Makes Life Easier

    Babywise with 3 Kids: How it Makes Life Easier

    December 12, 2018

    I recently read, once again, that moms with three kids are the most stressed out of any number of children. There are times when I totally get that. (Hello, having 2 two-year-olds and a preK kid.) But overall, it doesn’t have to be that bad. You can feel more in control and have days that…

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  • Week Seven: Charlotte's Newborn Summary

    Week Seven: Charlotte’s Newborn Summary

    December 10, 2018

    Week seven was a challenging one for us as a whole. Charlotte was so good about just going with the flow. She had a day where she was really unsettled in the afternoon, but thankfully she continued the pattern of sleeping through the night that she had started in week six. *this post contains affiliate…

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